A blueprint for Nepal - E Kantipur
E KantipurA blueprint for NepalE KantipurFEB 27 - In their maiden world cup appearance, Afghanistan have turned into the tourney's Cinderella team. To have come so far speaks volumes about the progress they have made. In 2004, when Nepal defeated Afghanistan in the 2004 ACC Trophy ...Show of farceNepali timesall 1,092 news articles »
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 7:43 pm
Nepal GDP to grow 4-5pc: ADB - E Kantipur
Nepal GDP to grow 4-5pc: ADBE KantipurKATHMANDU, FEB 28 - The Asian Development Bank ( ADB ) has projected Nepal's economy to grow between 4-5 percent this fiscal year based on the assumptions of two scenarios of agricultural, industrial and service sector growth. Likewise, inflation has ...
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 7:09 pm
Nepal should make efforts to attract more
Nepal should make efforts to attract more FDI: US envoyRepublicaNoting that the country´s relationship with China and India, among other countries, is becoming better, US Bodde said that Nepal should tap this opportunity to attract FDI. “The situation is becoming favorable for Nepal to make economic progress. It ...
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 7:05 pm
Poverty sends Nepal's 'freed' farmworkers
Malay Mail OnlinePoverty sends Nepal's 'freed' farmworkers back to slaveryJournal and CourierPoverty sends Nepal's 'freed' farmworkers back to slavery. Freed with great fanfare when the Maoists came to power, Nepal's farm slaves have been forced to return to their former masters to beg to be taken back, homeless, penniless and forgotten by ...Back to slavery for Nepal's poverty stricken farmworkersMalay Mail Onlineall 13 news articles »
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 1:58 pm
Nepal army officer accused of torture in
ReutersNepal army officer accused of torture in London courtReutersAt least 16,000 people were killed during Nepal's 1996-2006 civil conflict and both sides have been accused of human rights abuses, but calls for perpetrators to be brought to justice in Nepal have remained unanswered. Lama was arrested in Britain in ...Nepalese officer Kumar Lama 'ordered torture' during civil warBBC NewsNepalese colonel faces torture trial in UKThe GuardianNepalese officer 'ordered torture'Beacon Reviewall 12 news articles »
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 7:11 am
Nepal official says human waste on Everest a
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world's highest peak, the chief of Nepal's mountaineering association said Tuesday.
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 10:04 pm
Sherpas head back to Everest, leaving bitter
After a year of protest over safety and pay, Nepal’s intrepid Sherpas are brushing aside concerns raised by last April’s avalanche on Mount Everest and say they are ready to work again. The shock to the tight-knit Sherpa community led many to question the risks they take. “In the weeks after the tragedy, about 70 Sherpas announced they would find a new profession because they thought Mount ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 10:40 am
India should play role in Nepal peace
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Amid political instability in Nepal, former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai said on Monday that India should continue to play a role in Nepal's peace process, but added that New Delhi "should not be directly involved". Addressing a roundtable on "Current Developments in Nepal", Bhattarai - leader of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) - who is meeting ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 8:10 am
Canadian gets 7 years in jail in Nepal for
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Canadian tourist with several previous child sex convictions has been sentenced to seven years in prison in Nepal for sexually abusing a minor boy, the court said Monday.
Posted on 1 March 2015 | 8:24 pm
Nepal convicts Canadian orphanage volunteer
KATHMANDU, Nepal – A Nepalese court convicted a Canadian orphanage volunteer on Sunday, March 1, of sexually abusing a 15-year-old disabled boy and sentenced him to 7 years in prison, an official said. Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh, 71, arrived in the Himalayan nation on a tourist visa last August and approached ...
Posted on 1 March 2015 | 6:38 am
Nepal official says human waste on Everest a
KATHMANDU, Nepal – Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world's highest peak, the chief of Nepal's mountaineering association said Tuesday. The more than 700 ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 2:49 pm
State restructuring: Lessons for Nepal
Issues relating to state restructuring under federalism should be discussed seriously since this decision directly affects the people’s lives. Political parties have been polarised due to lack of consensus on this issue. It cannot be seen that these ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:22 am
Nepal earns top marks for targeting poachers
LIEUTENANT-COLONEL Sanjaya Deuja, a battalion commander in the Nepalese Army, knows there can be no let-up. When the army was diverted from wildlife-protection duty during Nepal's decade-long civil war, which ended in 2006, poachers targeted the country's ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 9:56 am
Canadian men pleased Ernest Fenwick
HALIFAX - Two men who testified against Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh say his conviction in Nepal for the sexual abuse of a nine-year-old boy is both a relief and a painful reminder of how the system failed to bring him to justice in time in Canada. MacIntosh ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 4:54 am
India should help us resolve constitution
Former Nepal prime minister and key Maoist ideologue Baburam Bhattarai Monday sought India’s help in resolving his country’s current political stalemate over drafting of the new constitution, but made it clear that any “direct intervention” was not ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 4:38 am
Sherpa guide killed fixing route on Mount
A mountaineering official in Nepal says a Sherpa guide has been killed while fixing the climbing route on Mount Everest. It is the first death reported during the popular spring mountaineering season.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 1:01 am
80th anniversary of first Everest flight
The grandson of one of the first men to fly over Mount Everest says he marked the 80th anniversary of the pioneering flight by flying to the world's highest mountain.
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 4:04 am
Ex-US President Carter to observe Nepal
Former United States President Jimmy Carter said Monday that his Carter Center will observe elections in Nepal, although opposition parties are threatening to disrupt the vote and the government has been unable to set a date.
Posted on 1 April 2013 | 3:56 am
Top Nepal judge becomes head of interim
Nepal's chief judge was named head of an interim government in an attempt by the Himalayan country's main political parties to cure the paralysis and infighting that have blocked elections for months.
Posted on 13 March 2013 | 6:41 pm
Nepal's answer to deadlock: making chief
Nepal's quiet, barely known chief justice is on the verge of taking almost total control of the Himalayan nation, becoming the interim head of government as well as the top judge in a country that has been without a legislature for months.
Posted on 6 March 2013 | 12:19 am